Graeme McDowell just keeps rolling in Thousand Oaks, Calif., but Keegan Bradley is right on his heels.
The two stayed one-two atop the leaderboard at the World Challenge from Sherwood Country Club after Saturday's third-round action. McDowell fired a four-under 68 to keep the lead and Bradley was one shot better with a five-under 67.
He goes into the final round trailing by just two shots. Tiger Woods is still lurking at only five shots back after he shot three-under on the day.
Bubba Watson moved up eight spots on the leaderboard to tie for eighth at four-under for the tournament. He probably won't win the event, but he made up a ton of ground on Saturday.
Jason Dufner's three-over 75 dropped him seven spots on the leaderboard. The green was certainly unkind to 35-year-old from Ohio.
Here is a look at an expanded leaderboard:
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Tiger Woods put on a birdie show in the back-nine. His strong finish is what has put him in position to be a factor on Sunday.
Take a look at his birdies on 14, 15 and 17.
How did Bradley shoot such a good round? The answer is shots like this one on the 16th hole.
He stuck his third shot on the par-five hole and subsequently converted the putt for a birdie on the hole.
Webb Simpson calmly sinks this impressive 23-foot putt on No. 14. He finished at four-under for the day.
BBC's Mark Simpson is just soaking in the golf goodness in the season's last tournament.
What an end to the golf year it could be. Graeme McDowell close to first win in 2 years. Two shots clear at World Challenge after 3 rounds.— Mark Simpson (@BBCMarkSimpson) December 1, 2012
If Kelly Tilghman of the Golf Channel thinks this heckle is bad, she should hear what fans were saying to LeBron James and Kris Humphries last season.
Keegan Bradley, who uses anchored putter, says he was heckled by crowds at World Challenge. One fan called him a "cheater". #sad— Kelly Tilghman (@KellyTilghmanGC) December 1, 2012
Woods has shown up at his own tournament. He's apparently putting his game where his money is.
[Article] Tiger Woods reaches into his own pockets to help cover operating costs of World Challenge: bit.ly/RrZUzZ— Golf Channel (@GolfChannel) December 1, 2012
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